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Stephan Nikolov

Stephan Nikolov

Associate Professor

Stephan Nikolov is an associate professor and researcher at the Institute for the Study of Societies and Knowledge in Sofia, Bulgaria. Professor Nikolov has a PhD in sociology and his area of scientific research mainly focuses on Ethnicity & Ethnic accommodation, Conflict Resolution, Political Groups in Decision Making Process, Civil Society, Military Sociology (professionalism, institutionalization, unit cohesion). 

 

Galin Gornev

Galin Gornev

Professor

Galin Gornev is Professor and Head of the  Science, Education and Innovation Department at the Institute of Sociology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. His main areas of scientific research are the following: Human Agency and Social Structure (Self-Identity and Globalization,  Creativity, Innovation, Leadership); Science and Society (Zeitgeist; Public Understanding of Science; Demarcation between Science and Extra-Science); Social Conflicts and Disturbances in Human Communication ;Transition to Hydrogen Society (Psycho-Social Aspects).

Albena Nakova

Albena Nakova

Associate Professor

Albena Nakova has a PhD in sociology.  She currently works as an Associate Professor at the Institute for the Study of Societies and Knowledge, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Her academic interests and scientific research are in the area of ethnosociology; social psychology; communities and identities; social representations and attitudes; social capital; social inequalities; civil society; sociology of education; sociology of  science; informal economy; innovations.